If you backtrack two blog entries, you'll see the new Humanewatch poster, along with a LOT of comments. One anonymous poster dared me to prove that the HSUS supports the THLN.
This was pretty easy; after I searched for the HSUS' annual reports, I found the THLN listed as receipient of an HSUS grant in 2005.
Next, I decided to go for the source and looked at www.thln.org.
Before I found the HSUS connection, I was pissed off to read that the THLN claims to be:
...the political arm and voice for every animal and animal welfare agency in Texas.
If they're really doing this, they're keeping it VERY quiet.
Anyway, enough of my bitchiness. The below is a screen grab from the thln.org's FAQ section:
So...if you're unhappy about the HSUS' deceptive advertising, illegal seizures, and other police state tactics, you "oppose animal protection legislation", according to the THLN. It's a bit of a stretch in my opinion, but there you go.
And if you look at other sites that judge and rate nonprofits , you'll see that the HSUS' rating is going down the tubes. Check them out here: www.charitywatch.org
(Charity Watch is the URL for the American Institute of Philanthropy - their real name doesn't lend it self to an URL, obviously. They have nothing to do with Humanewatch, even though their URLs are similar.)